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    For many northern Europeans, the first time you hear the name Valencia it is in connection with oranges. For well over a century, sweet oranges and mandarins have arrived from Valencia, traditionally bringing a bit of exotic sunshine to the dark northern winter. Oranges play an important role in the history and economics of the […]

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    Valencia Wines

    Wines from the Valencian community Since I last wrote about the wines of Valencia, the market has consolidated well and the rest of the world is beginning to hear about Valencian wines and appreciate them! There are five separate Denominations of Origin covering the Valencian Community and this article looks at each of them, how […]

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    Volare Restaurant by the Torres de Serrano

    On a brisk Wednesday evening, a couple of the ‘24/7 Valencia’ team breezed down the winding streets of the historic centre to the now well-established ‘Volare’ restaurant. It was nice and warm inside, a respite from the chilly weather outside. Just a stone’s throw from the famous Torres de Serrano, this restaurant is run by […]

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    This month we are very pleased to be able to report on a tasting we recently gave of the Institutional Wines from DO Utiel-Requena. Following vigorous selection by their expert panel in a blind tasting of all the wines submitted by bodegas within the DO, these are the 9 wines which will be used in […]

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    As we made our way to our dinner on a warm and sultry evening, we could hear brass band music coming from the square opposite. It was a lovely sight but we couldn’t stay long to watch as our table at ‘La Llar del Chef’ awaited us near the Torres de Quart. It has an […]

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    Viva Mascaraque friendly kitchen

    The philosophy is to combine quality traditional Spanish ingredients with a fresh, artistic and cutting edge presentation On a sultry night, a couple of the 24/7 Valencia team strolled down the side streets of the historic centre for an evening of fine dining at the eye-catching ‘Viva Mascaraque friendly kitchen’, which is now very well […]

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    FOOD BY HELEN WESTWATER OF LA OLA FRESCA ARTICHOKES AND FRENCH PISSALADIER TART There are some vegetable that are beautiful to look at, but when it comes to preparing them it can seem too much of a lengthy process. The aptly named artichoke is a good example. Arty certainly, but can cause some procrastination or […]

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    ‘La Hora del Aperitivo’ The Rising Trend of Valencian Vermut Valencia has long been the City of ‘Gin Tonics’! But now the trend for aperitifs has grown and Vermut is making its way back. The bitter sweet drink is on the rise and on the shelves of many bars in Valencia again. Historically, there used […]

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